Audiometric Technician

General Information
Closing Date: 
7/5/2017
Salary Range: 
$20.61 per hour
Type of Employment: 
PTE - Part Time
Start Date: 
8/15/2017
Licensure, Certifications Required : 
High School Diploma
District Information
District: 
InterMountain ESD
School: 
IMESD
Address: 
2001 SW Nye Ave
City: 
Pendleton
State: 
OR
Zip Code: 
97801
County: 
Umatilla
Contact Name: 
Charlene Surber
Contact Phone: 
541-966-3224
Contact Title: 
HR Specialist
Additional Information
Special Instructions to the Applicant: 
Special Instructions to the Applicant: Please submit the following to the Human Resources Department in order to be considered (Application materials will be accepted through USPS mail, fax, and hand delivery): • IMESD Employment Application • Letter of interest • Resume • 3 Letters of Recommendation

SUMMARY: 

Part Time: 600 hours per year

Under direction of the Audiologist, administer basic audiometric screening and threshold tests to school-age students to ensure that potential hearing problems do not interfere with a student’s ability to learn.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete observation of the ear canals with an otoscope and perform pure tone hearing screening and impedance screening on individual students under the direction of the Audiologist.

  • Assist the Audiologist in organizing the physical setting for screening and transporting equipment from site to site.

  • Move equipment in and out of buildings when necessary to provide hearing screenings.

  • In cooperation with school personnel, set up and maintain an appropriate monitoring schedule.

  • Share screening information with parents, appropriate school and ESD personnel.

  • Maintain record-keeping program data.

  • Determine referral sources based on screening results.

  • Actively participate in training sessions and attend staff meetings.

  • Maintain confidentiality of student records and interactions.

  • Perform other reasonable duties assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Individual must hold valid driver’s license and have reliable, insured transportation for required travel to IMESD sites.

  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds of equipment from vehicle to school building.

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member with strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to focus, organize and prioritize.

On-Site Hearing Screening Skills:

  • Demonstrate respect for student’s rights and needs in managing behavior.

  • Give clear directions and check for student understanding.

  • Provide positive reinforcement and encouragement to students.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience with medical terminology, preferred.

  • Experience working with children, preferred.

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)

  • Microsoft Outlook Express

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

    Audiometric Technician is required to travel to school districts in Morrow, Umatilla, and Union Counties.   Occasionally, may be asked to travel on overnight assignments or professional development.  Individual must hold valid driver’s license and have reliable, insured transportation for required travel to IMESD sites.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly be required to reach with hands and arms;

  • Talk and hear.

  • Regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    Individual will work on an annual contract. Any changes in contract days will be stipulated in each individual contract. Salary and benefits to be established by the IMESD Education Association in accordance with negotiated agreement with the IMESD Board of Directors. Schedule and assignments to be established by Department Director.


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